Body found in burning car near Jean

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A person is dead following a car fire near Jean on Saturday morning. 

The fire happened on I-15 at mile marker 8. When firefighters extinguished the fire, they discovered a body inside the vehicle, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. 

Homicide and arson investigators are looking into the incident to see if the death was suspicious in nature. The cause of death is unknown at this time, police said. 

Authorities are still in the preliminary stage of their investigation and no other details were available at this time.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the person once next of kin is notified. 

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